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Forum: Fitness 07-10-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,279
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: Seen in the news today: More exercise in school won't help fat kids: study

The ease of access to sugar loaden foods, combined with the poor quality of food in the cafeteria in general is probably the biggest culprit. I remeber how lunch hour felt - eat greasy curly fries...
Forum: Fitness 01-08-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 16,245
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: Are heavy squats really necessary?

I think its important to know how to use tools, such as the squat in a manner that corresponds with your goals. If your goals don't require you to have a SUPER heavy squat then perhaps adding other...
Forum: Fitness 01-08-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,821
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: dropping the fat after SS

I don't see how eating paleo 90% could NOT jield results unless your over eating, have you thought of looking into other areas of your life as possible causes for that stubborn last bit of fat?
Forum: Nutrition 12-02-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 24,784
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: Looking for Paleo shopping list/menu planner

I love those individual frozen packs of green giant veggies. I always get the carrot/zuchini/greenbeans combo packs as well as carrot packs, spinach etc etc... I'm so busy myself that getting...
Forum: Workout Logs 11-26-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,848
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: After starting strenght.

I still have to take measurments, this weekend was so extreemly busy with school projects. Friday I just played some basketball for a few hours. Didn't really feel like following up with a lifting...
Forum: Workout Logs 11-20-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3,657
Views: 423,032
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: Anthony and Jodi's Journal

Very nice man. In 3 months I'm going to attempt "king kong"
Forum: Workout Logs 11-20-2008, 06:46 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,993
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: Lauren's Starter Log

Awesome progress, crossfit is very very addicting. I noticed when I was learning the olympic lifts that once I stoped thinking about it so much before a movement and just did it it felt very nautral....
Forum: Workout Logs 11-20-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2,486
Views: 258,489
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: Starting over with Starting Strength

Nice PR on the FS. I'm begining to like FS a lot better than BS personally.
Forum: Workout Logs 11-20-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,848
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: After starting strenght.

I'm really behind. Calculus exams and work have been really time consuming the past week.

11/14/08 Friday Workout

CROSS 3-5x 5 REPS
SQUAT 3X5 @ 240 lbs and 1x8 @ 195lbs > the squat felt really...
Forum: Workout Logs 11-14-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,848
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: After starting strenght.

Wednesdays workout:

FL/BL Pullouts: 3x5

This exercise on the rings really streches my biceps, and I really like it, especially since it's been progressing my front lever so much. I like the fact...
Forum: Workout Logs 11-13-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,848
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: After starting strenght.

OK, it's slower than usual at work so I'm going to post an update with Mondays and Wednesdays workout numbers.

Monday I felt really fresh and strong, I remember thinking that the squat was feeling...
Forum: Workout Logs 11-13-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,848
Posted By Mirza Besic
After starting strenght.

I'm starting a log to track my progress for one and two to keep me more committed to staying on schedule and not skipping days. I just finished about 3 months of Starting Strength during which I...
Forum: Fitness 11-06-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,882
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: Qustion

She's wrong because one of the best features of crossfit is that you record your time, weight, reps whatever it may be and try to beat your record next time around. This way you'll never "get used to...
Forum: Fitness 11-06-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,006
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: Over Training

Another vote for SS. From his post, it sounds like he's a beginner no?
Forum: Fitness 11-04-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,059
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: Optimum body composition for humans?

I think a big part of it is what kind of training you used to attain a certain size. I mean there's a lot of cases where athlete 1 who's the same height/size/bf# as athlete 2; yet althete two is...
Forum: Fitness 11-01-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,664
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: Looking for Training Programs - Focus on Power Lifting with some CF WODs Each Wee

There's a few threads about hybrids, which I think is what your looking for. Just search for hybrid and you'll see a ton of information. Currently this is me and my friend's workout, its a hybrid as...
Forum: Fitness 11-01-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,091
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: Lifting an infinite weight

A really good way to train statics is to get a pair of rings and just do holds. Planche, hand stands, and the back n front lever. Oh crosses are badass too.

I've loaded 500 lbs on a bar before and...
Forum: Fitness 10-28-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,382
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: What to train

If you increase your strength to a level where all WOD's weights as RX'd feel pretty light you can imagine how much you'll increase your times. IMO going for strength first then switching to...
Forum: Fitness 10-27-2008, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,668
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: Adjusting a Hybrid and getting too ambitious

I've found that subing cross work as well as front lever to back lever pull-throughs on the rings to be the most beneficial (as far as entry level stuff goes) as far as strength gains in a hybrid...
Forum: Starting 10-23-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 29,877
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: Starting Strength or a Hybrid Program

My training partner and I have been doing a hybrid program with some great success. I just finished a 4 month chunk of SS training and wanted to deversify my training. It's 3 days per week and 4th...
Forum: Fitness 10-13-2008, 02:16 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,662
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: Oldest Women on here??? What are your goals...

I really need to forward this thread to my mother. She feels because of her age that if she lifts a pink dumbell her arms going to fall off. Really inspirational.
Forum: Starting 10-11-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,060
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: Starting out

In my opinion there's two main approaches as to how people can start crossfit. Some people decide that their strenght deficit will make it really hard to do the crossfit workouts as RX'd and choose...
Forum: Fitness 10-07-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,335
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: Rings Hybrid: Training for Gymnastics Rings Competition

I'm really curious to see how your training pans out. Question for the OP; do you feel that possibly your metcon(if done with things other than rings) / oly lifts might make your gains on the rings...
Forum: Fitness 10-02-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,624
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: CrossFit Swagger

It's addictive, at my gym there are two people that I know I influenced into getting rings. People are so used to bodybuilding that novices never really get exposed to this type of training, I've...
Forum: Starting 09-12-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,844
Posted By Mirza Besic
Re: Increased Sexual Urges???

It also really depends on every individual. In my experience crossfit and working out in general has made sexual drive extreemly high for me. I can't seem to stay in a relationship because I can't...
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